Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The day legislative Democrats supported a 2/3 for taxes requirement

Based on the overwhelming support for I-1053 in 2010 and I-1185 in 2012 (both passing with 64%) it is safe to say that Democrats, Republicans and Independent voters across the state support the requirement for tax increases to receive a 2/3 vote or be sent to voters for approval. Despite I-1185 passing in 44 of the state's 49 legislative districts, however, that support does not appear to extend to Democrats in the Legislature (with a few exceptions). Judging from the vote on a bill in 2006, however, this was not always the case . . . READ MORE


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